Latin America power roundup

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Venezuela's state power company Corpoelec launched operations of the 230/115/34.5/13.8kV Nodal Pariaguán substation (pictured) in Anzoátegui state.

The substation took three years to build and will help dispatch output from the San Diego de Cabrutica thermoelectric plant, benefiting 25,000 residents in Pariaguán and about 300,000 residents in surrounding areas.

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Peru's energy and mining investment regulator Osinergmin issued a mandate in favor of Progenere to allow the company to connect its 12MW La Gringa VI thermoelectric plant to Luz del Sur's network in Lurín district, Lima department.

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Guatemala's wholesale market administrator AMM reported that hydroelectric plants Recreo II (23MW), Renace II phase two (62.2MW), Los Patos (4.9MW) and Mopá (0.97MW) began commercial operations.

AMM also authorized startup of transport agent EEB Ingeniería y Servicios.